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Consumers of soft drinks to be more alert

by Medindia Content Team on  August 12, 2005 at 1:26 PM Indian Health News   - G J E 4
Consumers of soft drinks to be more alert
A lawyer from Kerala has claimed to have found a rat's tail in a 200 ml bottle of Fanta, (Batch number 1143 B dated April 13, 2005) a soft drink from the Coca Cola Company. There has been no doubt over the finding and it has been decided to file a petition against the company under the Prevention of Food Adulteration Act.
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Coca Cola is yet to respond to the allegation. The allegation against Coke comes at a time when it is set to reopen its Palakkad bottling plant after having got a favorable verdict from the Kerala High Court last month, despite widespread protests against the factory for its over utilization of groundwater in the area.

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The state government has said it will approach the Supreme Court against the high court order allowing the Coke plant to reopen.

Source: IANS
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